The Europas Unconference & Awards is again on three July in London and we’re excited to announce extra audio system and panel periods because the occasion takes form. Crypto and Blockchain can be a serious theme this yr, and we’re bringing collectively lots of the key gamers. TechCrunch is as soon as once more the important thing media associate, and if you happen to attend The Europas you’ll be first within the queue to get presents for TC occasions and Disrupt Europe later within the yr.

You may also doubtlessly get your ticket without cost simply by sharing your personal ticket hyperlink with associates and followers. See under for the main points and directions.

To recap, we’re leaping straight into our fashionable breakout periods the place you’ll stand up shut and private with a few of Europe’s main traders, founders and thought leaders.

The Unconference is concentrated into zones together with AI, Fintech, Mobility, Startups, Society, and Enterprise and Crypto / Blockchain.

Our Crypto HQ will characteristic two tracks of panels, one centered on investing and the opposite on how blockchain is disrupting the whole lot from monetary companies, to gaming, to social impression to artwork.

We’ve lined up a few of the main blockchain VCs to speak about what traits and tasks excite them most, together with Outlier Ventures’ Jamie Burke, KR1’s George McDonaugh, blockchain angel Nancy Fenchay, Cloth Ventures’ Richard Muirhead and Michael Jackson of Mangrove Capital Companions.

Considering of an ICO vs crowdfunding? Be part of Michael Jackson on how ICOs are disrupting enterprise capital and Ali Ganjavian, co-founder of Studio Banana, the creators of longtime Kickstarter darling OstrichPillow to grasp the ins and outs of each.

We’ve additionally lined up a panel to debate the method of an ICO – what do it is advisable to contemplate, the highs, the lows, the timing and the significance of neighborhood. Linda Wang, founder and CEO of Lending Block, which just lately raised $10 million in an April ICO, joins us.

We’re thrilled to announce that Civil, the decentralised market for sustainable journalism, can be becoming a member of to speak in regards to the rise of pretend information and Verisart’s Robert Norton will share his views on stamping out fraud within the artwork world with blockchain. Min Teo of ConsenSys will talk about blockchain and social impression and Jeremy Millar, head of Consensys UK, will converse on Good Contracts.

Our Pathfounders Startup Zone is concentrated purely on startups. Our fashionable Meet the Press panel is again the place a few of tech’s most interesting reporters will let you know what makes an awesome tech story, and the way to pitch (and NOT pitch them). For a begin, TechCrunch’s Steve O’Hear and Quartz’s Joon Ian Wong are becoming a member of.

You’ll additionally hear from angels and traders together with Seedcamp’s Carlos Eduardo Espinal; Eileen Burbidge of Ardour Capital; Accel Companions’ Andrei Brasoveanu; Jeremy Yap; Candice Lo of Blossom Capital; Scott Sage of Crane Enterprise Companions; Tugce Ergul of Angel Labs; Stéphanie Hospital of OneRagtime; Join Ventures’ Sitar Teli and Jason Ball of Qualcomm Ventures.

Sound nice? You may seize your ticket right here:

Early fowl ticket gross sales finish on Friday! Bear in mind, you’ll be able to find yourself getting your ticket without cost.

All it is advisable to do is share your private ticket hyperlink. Your folks get 15% off, and also you get 15% off once more after they purchase.

The extra your pals purchase, the extra your ticket value goes down, all the way in which to free!

The Public Voting within the awards ends 11 June 2018 11:59:

We’re nonetheless in search of sponsor companions to assist these editorially curated panels.

Please get in contact with [email protected] for extra particulars.


Jamie Burke, Outlier Ventures

Jeremy Millar, ConsenSys

Linda Wang, Lending Block

Robert Norton, Verisart

George McDonaugh, KR1

Eileen Burbidge, Ardour Capital

Carlos Eduardo Espinal, Seedcamp

Sitar Teli, Join Ventures

Michael Jackson, Mangrove Capital Companions

Min Teo, ConsenSys

Steve O’Hear, TechCrunch

Joon Ian Wong, Quartz

Richard Muirhead, Cloth Ventures

Nancy Fechnay, Blockchain Technologist + Angel

Candice Lo, Blossom Capital

Scott Sage, Crane Enterprise Companions

Andrei Brasoveanu, Accel

Tina Baker, Jag Shaw Baker

Jeremy Yap

Candice Lo, Blossom Capital

Tugce Ergul, Angel Labs

Stéphanie Hospital, OneRagtime

Jason Ball, Qualcomm Ventures

The Europas Awards
The Europas Awards are primarily based on voting by professional judges and the trade itself. However key to the daytime is all of the audio system and invited friends. There’s no “off-limits speaker room” at The Europas, so attendees can mingle simply with VIPs and audio system.

Vote to your Favorite Startups

Public Voting continues to be buzzing alongside. Please remember to vote for your favourite startups!

Awards by class:

Hottest Media/Entertainment Startup

Hottest E-commerce/Retail Startup

Hottest Education Startup

Hottest Startup Accelerator

Hottest Marketing/AdTech Startup

Hottest Games Startup

Hottest Mobile Startup

Hottest FinTech Startup

Hottest Enterprise, SaaS or B2B Startup

Hottest Hardware Startup

Hottest Platform Economy / Marketplace

Hottest Health Startup

Hottest Cyber Security Startup

Hottest Travel Startup

Hottest Internet of Things Startup

Hottest Technology Innovation

Hottest FashionTech Startup

Hottest Tech For Good

Hottest A.I. Startup

Fastest Rising Startup Of The Year

Hottest GreenTech Startup of The Year

Hottest Startup Founders

Hottest CEO of the Year

Best Angel/Seed Investor of the Year

Hottest VC Investor of the Year

Hottest Blockchain/Crypto Startup Founder(s)

Hottest Blockchain Protocol Project

Hottest Blockchain DApp

Hottest Corporate Blockchain Project

Hottest Blockchain Investor

Hottest Blockchain ICO (Europe)

Hottest Financial Crypto Project

Hottest Blockchain for Good Project

Hottest Blockchain Identity Project

Hall Of Fame Award – Awarded to a long-term player in Europe

The Europas Grand Prix Award (to be decided from winners)

The Awards celebrates essentially the most ahead pondering and modern tech & blockchain startups throughout over some 30+ classes.

Startups can apply for an award or be nominated by anybody, together with our judges. It’s free to enter or be nominated.

As an alternative of hundreds and hundreds of individuals, consider an awesome summer time occasion with 1,000 of essentially the most fascinating and helpful individuals within the trade, together with key traders and main entrepreneurs.

• No secret VIP rooms, which implies you get to work together with the Audio system

• Key Founders and traders talking; featured attendees invited to simply community

• Knowledgeable speeches, discussions, and Q&A straight from the principle stage

• Intimate “breakout” periods with key gamers on vertical matters

• The chance to fulfill virtually everybody in these small teams, super-charging your networking

• Journalists from main tech titles, newspapers and enterprise broadcasters

• A parallel Founders-only monitor geared in the direction of fund-raising and hyper-networking

• A shocking awards dinner and occasion which honors each the most well liked startups and the main lights within the European startup scene

• All on in the future to maximise your time in London. And it’s sunny (in all probability)!


That’s only the start. There’s extra to return…


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